Live Chat Some County offices are temporarily closed. Read more
Osceola Sectional Hero
Home | Agencies & Departments | Fire Marshal | Fire Prevention Fee Schedule
Fire Marshal
 
Hours
M-F: 7am - 4pm
 
Phone
(407) 742-7000
 
Fax
(407) 742-6714
 
Address
1 Courthouse Square,
Suite 1100
Kissimmee, FL 34741

Fire Prevention Fee Schedule

The following requirements shall pertain to all permits issued by the Fire Rescue Department, Office of the Fire Marshal and covered by the codes in effect in Osceola County. Nothing contained herein shall relieve any person of the responsibility for obtaining any permits and paying any other fees which may be required by other codes adopted by Osceola County or by the State of Florida, but which may not be part of this resolution. All permit fees shall be paid in full prior to issuance of any permit and prior to commencement of the work authorized by said permit.

Osceola County Fire Prevention Fee Schedule
Description Fee Unit of Measure Additional Info
Minimum Permit Fee $36.00
* unless otherwise noted
   
Work Done without Permit $80 plus Double Normal Permit Fee    
Occupying a Commercial Building without Fire Department Approval $75 per occurrence plus $75/ day thereafter until Fire Department Approval is Obtained or Building Vacated    
Duplicate Permit Cards $16.00    
Preliminary Plan Reviews $8.00 Per Page $36.00 Minimum
Change of Contractor $40.00    
Copy Charges $0.15 Per Page  
Permit Research Fee $5.00 15 Minutes $20.00 per hour above and beyond the first 15 minutes
Computer Reports $25.00    
Early Start Permit $50.00    
Life Safety Inspection for Temporary Certificate of Occupancy $50.00    
  • Work Done without Permit Fee is assessed when work for which a permit is required is commenced prior to the obtaining of a permit.
  • Refunds will not be granted on permits of less than $100.00. Refund requests shall be made on a "Permit Refund Request" form, as provided by Osceola County, with the original permit and plans attached, signed by both the owner and the contractor, and notarized. Refunds will only be considered if requested within 30 days of the issue date of the permit and provided no inspections have been made by the Fire Rescue, Office of the Fire Marshal. Refund amounts are limited to 75% of the original permit fee in excess of $100.00.
  • Change in Contractor requests shall be made on a "Notice of Contractor Change" form as provided by the Osceola County. All requirements of that form shall be met and the above fee shall be charged.
  • Copy Charges will be charged per page for legal or letter size. Plans will be charged at the going rate directly to our private vendor.
  • A Permit Research Fee is payable at the time of request and not refundable.
  • Computer Reports Fee includes information on contractors, fire permits, fire inspections, etc.
  • Life Safety Inspection for Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Fee will be charged for the life safety inspection leading to the issuance of a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO). Fee to be paid at time of request.

Fire Protection Systems Plan Review

Fire Protection Systems Plan Review Table
Description Fee Unit of Measure Additional Info
Plan Review Fee $0.002 x Construction Valuation*   $36.00 Minimum
Plan Revisions $20.00 Per Page $36.00 Minimum

Fire Protection Systems include but are not limited to:

  • Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Hood and Duct Extinguishing Systems
  • Special Fire Protection Systems
  • Underground / Aboveground Storage Tanks

Permits

Permits Table
Construction Value* Fee
Up to $1000.00 $36.00
$1000.01 up to and including $15,000.00 $36.00 plus $2.60 per thousand or fraction thereof over $1,000.01
$15,000.01 up to and including $25,000.00 $72.40 plus $4.20 per thousand or fraction thereof over $15,000.01
$25,000.01 up to and including $40,000.00 $114.40 plus $4.20 per thousand or fraction thereof over $25,000.01
$40,0000.01 up to and including $100,000.00 $177.40 plus $3.60 per thousand or fraction thereof over $40,000.01
$100,000.01 up to and including $500,000.00 $393.40 plus $2.60 per thousand or fraction thereof over $100,000.01
$500,000.01 and over $1,433.00 plus $2.40 per thousand or fraction thereof over $500,000.00

* Construction Valuation shall include all labor and material costs needed to construct and complete a fire protection system. Valuations shall be determined by providing a signed copy of the construction contract or a detailed cost estimate.

  • Plan Review Fees are paid at time of submittal and are non-refundable.
  • Plan Revisions - The initial review fee includes one set of revisions to address initial plan review comments. All subsequent revisions and all those submitted after permit issuance will be charged at the above rate. All revision fees shall be paid at time of submittal and are non refundable.
  • Permit Fees shall be based on a copy of the original signed contract or a detailed cost estimate that meets the approval of the Fire Marshal.

Commercial / Multi-Family Plan Review (Life Safety, Building Plans)

Commercial/ Multi-Family Plan Review includes but not limited to:

  • Design Criteria
  • Travel Distance
  • Exit Lights
  • Emergency Lights
  • Exit Door Schedule
  • Exit Door Locks
  • Life Safety Criteria
  • Fire Protection System Requirements
  • Fire Rating Separations Including all Penetrations
  • Means of Egress Requirements
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Occupancy Classifications
  • Occupancy Loads
Commercial / Multi-Family Plan Review Table
Description Fee Unit of Measure Additional Info
Plan Review Fee $0.001 x Construction Valuation*   $36.00 Minimum
Plan Revisions / Alterations $20.00* Per Page $36.00 Minimum
  • Plan Revisions / Alterations - The initial review fee includes one set of revisions / alterations to address initial plan review comments.
  • All subsequent revisions / alterations will be charged as in description above per submittal.
  • All revision / alteration fees shall be paid at time of submittal and are non refundable.

Site Development Plan Review - Major Plans Review Fees

(When Fire Marshal's Plan Review is required)

Site Development Plan Review - Major Plans Review Fees Table
Description Fee Unit of Measure Additional Info
EIP - Engineering Plans Review $150.00    
PS / SPS - Preliminary Subdivisions Plans $150.00    
DRI - Development of Regional Impact $150.00    
Initial CDP - Pre-Construction Site Development Plan $150.00    
Plan Revisions / Alterations $150.00*    
  • Plan Revisions / Alterations - The initial review fee includes one set of revisions / alterations to address initial plan review comments.
  • All subsequent revisions / alterations will be charged $150.00 as in description above per submittal.
  • All revision / alterations fees shall be paid at time of submittal and are non refundable.

Site Development Plan Review - Minor Plans Review Fees

(When Fire Marshal's Plan Review is required)

Site Development Plan Review - Minor Plans Review Fees Table
Description Fee FY11 Unit of Measure Additional Info
LV - Land Vacation $65.00    
CPA - Comprehensive Plan Amendment $65.00    
PD - Planned Development $65.00    
FS - Final Sub-Division Plan $65.00    
CU - Conditional Use $65.00    
Plan Revisions / Alterations $65.00*    
  • Plan Revisions / Alterations - The initial review fee includes one set of revisions / alterations to address initial plan review comments.
  • All subsequent revisions / alterations will be charged $65.00 as in description above per submittal.
  • All revision / alterations fees shall be paid at time of submittal and are non refundable.

Fire Inspections

An inspection and resulting fee will be required for all permits issued by the Office of the Fire Marshal in accordance with the Fire Inspection chart below.

Fire Inspections
Description Fee Unit of Measure Additional Info
Initial Inspection $65.00    
1st Re-inspection $65.00    
2nd Re-inspection $65.00    
3rd Re-inspection $125.00    
4th Re-inspection $250.00    

* All fees shall be paid in full prior to scheduling the final inspections.

New Construction Fire Inspections

Fire Pump Performance Test and Initial Inspection*
Fee 1st Reinspection 2nd Reinspection 3rd Reinspection Subsequent Failures of Reinspections
$150.00 $65.00 $65.00 $125.00 $250.00
Stair/Smoke Removal System Test and Initial Inspection
Fee 1st Reinspection 2nd Reinspection 3rd Reinspection Subsequent Failures of Reinspections
$150.00 $65.00 $65.00 $125.00 $250.00

* Fire Pump Performance Test and Initial Inspections include any rough-in inspection, Hydrostatic Test and system flows. Inspections and Re-inspections will be charged at the above rates.

Maintenance Inspections
Initial Inspection 1st Reinspection 2nd Reinspection 3rd Reinspection Subsequent Failures of Reinspections
No Charge No Charge $65.00 $125.00 $250.00

Additional Permit Fees

(all fees to be paid prior to event)

Retail Sale of Fireworks*
Description Fee Unit of Measure Additional Info
Plans Review / Permit Fee $100.00    
Inspection Charges Refer to Fire Inspection Chart    
Revisions of Plans Review / Permit Original Fee    

*Does not include Tent Permit Requirements

Fireworks Display (Outside)*
Description Fee Unit of Measurement Additional Info
Plans Review / Permit Fee $75.00    
Fire Watch, After Hours Inspection Required $50.00 Per Hour 3 Hour Minimum
Revisions of Plans Review / Permit Original Fee    
Administration Standby Fee $17.00 Per Hour 1 Hour Minimum

*Fire truck standby detail required - see Fire Rescue Special Event Standby Fees in separate schedule.

Pyrotechnics Display (Inside)
Description Fee Unit of Measurement Additional Info
Plans Review / Permit Fee $75.00    
Fire Watch, After Hour Inspection Required $50.00 per hour per inspector Per Hour 3 Hour Minimum
Revisions of Plans Review / Permit Original Fee    
Administration Standby Fee $17.00 Per Hour 1 Hour Minimum
Other
Description Fee Unit of Measurement Additional Info
Lock Box Permit $36.00    
Lock Box Inspection Charge Refer to Inspection Chart    
Tent Permit Fee (all sizes) $36.00 Per Tent  
Tent Inspection Charge Refer to Fire Inspection Chart Per Issued Permit  
Convention / Trade Show / Exhibit / Special Event Plans Review / Permit Fee $110.00    
Convention /Trade Show / Exhibit / Special Event Inspection Charge Refer to Fire Inspection Chart    
Convention / Trade Show / Exhibit / Special Event Plans Review / Permit Revision Original Fee    
Separate permit required for special staging, multi-level booths and covered booths over 300 square feet. Fire Watch required fee listed below $36.00 Per Issued Permit Separate Permit Required for Each
Code Board of Appeals Process Fee $110.00    
After Hours Inspection and Fire Watch $50.00 per hour per inspector Per Hour 3 Hour Minimum